Janet Jackson, Bruno Mars to headline Essence Festival 2020

Janet Jackson performs at the 2018 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Essence Fest organizers Tuesday released the lineup for this Summer’s festival.

This year the fest will celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Janet Jackson and Bruno Mars will headline the main stage.

Other performances include Ari Lennox, Janelle Monae, Patti Labelle, and Swizz Beatz.

Essence Fest will be held July 3-5.

To see the complete lineup and other festival information, click here.

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